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  1. Most important key points in buying a Drill Press

    Power Tools & Machinery
    I'm researching Drill Presses and key points of a product that are important to Drill Press users and gathering my information to create a simple standard survey (on a scale 1 to 10 how important is...). I think the best way to create an accurate and useful survey is to talk to those that are...
  2. Drill Press Problems

    Power Tools & Machinery
    SO, I'm new to tools and whatnot but I swear I can't be this dumb. I bought a 10 inch craftsman drill press that was on clearance for $30 bucks from $150. I began constructing it a few hours ago and was pretty much done 20 minutes in but the chuck will not go on the spindle no matter what I...
  3. older craftsman drill press mod ???

    Power Tools & Machinery
    I have an older model craftsman drill press. approx manufacture in the mid 70's. it does not have the crank height adjustment like most models of today. does anyone know if there is a modification out there that would add a crank to this model?
  4. Drill Press Lathe?

    Woodturning
    My father-in-law offered me a lathe that he was given and has no intention of using. It started me thinking and I would like to get into woodturning for small projects, mainly pens and game calls. My question is should I take up that much real estate in my shop for something I will only use...
  5. Drill Press

    Power Tools & Machinery
    Hey guys, I am considering building a drill press for a number of smaller projects that require perpendicular holes. I am not sure how I am going to build it yet, just looking around for some ideas. Anybody here built one before? Or have any suggestions/plans on how to build one? I don't need...
  6. Problems with my Delta Drill Press

    Power Tools & Machinery
    So I recently got a DP300L Delta Tabletop Drill Press. I just put it together and I'm running into some interesting problems right now. Because of how the track for raising and lower the table is attached, the table wiggles back and forth as I raise it. Also the drill press has a dissapointing 2...
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